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dave lawrence is off today. lindsey matherly joins me. a moderate winter storm system will impact the region today and saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. very few changes were in washoe county have been linked to dangerous sleeping conditions. kolo 8 news nows's rebecca kitchen is live at remsa with a look at these deaths and how they could have been prevented. good morning amanda... it's safe to say most parents don't intentionally put their children in harms way...
they are putting them down to sleep... but a recent trend in infant deaths has country officials urging parents to take a second look at how their child is sleeping ... it's every parent's nightmare. we are seeing an increase in unsafe sleep related deaths. last year washoe county investigated 10 child fatalities... of those.. 6 were related to unsafe sleep conditions. either the bedding was unsafe or children sleeping with their parents. and just this week... tragedy struck another family.... so 2016 is not starting out great because we've already had one child fatality because of unsafe sleeping conditions. co-sleeping is a common practice.... many parents believe it promotes bonding... but county officials are urging parents who do this to take a second look ... we absolutly support bonding and nurturing of children. but we know that sleeping with a child or placing a child in and unsafe sleeping condition can lead to death. i think the hardest part is that i'm a mom too and these deaths are preventable. so it's very frustrating. i thik there's a lot of misinformation out there, think there's a lot of controversy about where babies should sleep but the recommendations from the medical community are very clear. alone, on their back or in crib. the abc of safe sleeping, alone on their back in a crib.
the safety program.. cribs for kids... she says often times these deaths are because parents think their kids needs toys, blankets, or bumper pads in their cribs. when you walk into a baby store, that's what you see so that's what you want to buy for your child. when in reality, less is more. other causes.. exhaustion.. parents might be accidently falling asleep with their babies during feeding or nap time. here at remsa... that cribs for kids program other causes.. exhaustion.. parents might be accidently falling asleep with their babies during feeding or nap time. here at remsa... that cribs for kids program offers education for parents... and even provides them with safe cribs like this one for families who can't afford them. for more information head to
click on hot topics. keeping terrorists out of the united states are now in effect. congress passed the provision in december following the november terror attacks in paris. it tightened the waiver program that allowed people of more than 30 countries to travel to the u-s without a visa. now, anyone with dual citizenship with iran, iraq, sudan or syria cannot enter the u-s without applying for a travel visa. that also applies to european, japanese and australian travelers who have visited those
t-s-a agents confiscated a record number of guns at america's airports last year. the t-s-a says more than 26-hundred guns were found in carry-on luggage-- and more than 82 percent of those weapons were loaded. the guns were found at more than 230 u-s airports during security checks. airports in dallas, atlanta, houston, denver and phoenix saw the most confiscated guns last year. weapons are illegal in carry on bags. they are allowed in checked bags as long as they are unloaded and passengers inform the airline. as calls for michigan's governor to resign grow louder--newly released emails reveal the blame game over his office's handling of the flint water crisis. this-- as the e-p-a administrator for the town steps down. here's abc's elizabeth hur. "ice dropping into glass" from a 65-year-old grandmother.. who uses
and in desperate need of more help.. grandma: "getting around is just not an option for me." to this 2-year-old boy.. making the cover of the latest time magazine.. after breaking out into rashes from bathing in the lead contaminated water.. woman: "trying to kill people basically, that's what it is." residents in flint, michigan say the damage has been done.. woman in car: "i think it's absolutely ridiculous." and governor rick snyder releasing his emails.. is not the answer. woman: "i'm sure there are a lot of emails he hasn't put forth." more than 200 pages of emails have been released and those emails show.. top state officials initially tried to pass blame.. an aide to the governor saying it was the responsibility of local officials.. claiming critics were just playing politics. the email chatter beginning in january 2014.. even before flint switched its water source in an attempt to save money.. and allegedly waiting 5 months to warn the public.. exposing thousands of residents.. including this 2-year-old and this grandmother to toxic tap water.
all our lives and paid our dues and paid our taxes and this is what we get." elizabeth tag: the governor says he just got some new developments in the bill cosby sexual assault scandal. a pennsylvania judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit against the actor and comedian. renita hill filed the lawsuit in october. she claims cosby defamed her in the media. hill is one of more than 50 women who have accused cosby of sexual assault. the judge dismissed her claims, ruling that statements made by cosby and his lawyer did not support a defamation claim as defined by pennsylvania law. turning now to the oscars controversy. another star announcing he's boycotting the awards show. like his wife--will smith-- will skip the academy awards amid disappointment with a lack of minority nominees. the a-list actor said on "good morning america" that quote "diversity is the american superpower. that's why
smith did not receive a nomination for his starring role in the drama "concussion." this is the second year in a row, there were no minority nominees in the top categories. this year's academy awards air on sunday, feburary 28th, right here on kolo 8 news now. if you're a nevadan who's looking for work, there's a new company settling in town who will have hundreds of positions to fill. jet-dot-com is opening a fulfillment center on u-s-a parkway. it's a company similar to amazon but it claims to offers online deals 3 to 4 percent cheaper than anywhere else on the internet. the website suggest products that can be shipped from a center closest to you - helping you save on shipping, and handling costs. "the idea is to show you while you shop 'hey, you could buy that product, it is going to come from across the country, it is not very efficient, there are not much savings there, but here is another product that can come from closer to you, perhaps in the same box and here are the savings as a result of choosing that product over another,'"
founder of jet-dot-com, says customers will see a decent amount of savings over the course of a year. right now about 136 people work for jet- dot-com in northern nevada. it's on track to employ 500 people by the fifth year in operation. a big honor for one of our local restaurants. the timber ridge restaurant at the reno-tahoe international airport ranked number two -- out of fifteen -- for one of the best airport restaurants with a great atmosphere on usa today's reader poll. if you eat fast food...you probably know it's not the healthiest of foods. but some menu items are said to be a huge "no no" if you care about your health. we have a look at some of the worst choices at the drive thru. in massachusetts...terrifyi ng moments as this van crashes into this indoor pool. why the driver says he lost control is
to be aware of when we drive. "you're watching kolo 8 news now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" the wild sheep foundation convention, will provide some great learning opportunities for local schools. now good morning reno with dave lawrence, amanda sanchez and lindsey matherly with your hour by hour forecast" the wild sheep foundation convention, will provide some great learning opportunities for local schools. we'll show you some of the hands-on experiences they're getting...tonight on
they were sold in stores in several states including california between october 21st and november 25th of last year. you can return the nuts to the store where you bought them for a full refund. grabbing a burger and fries from a fast food joint may make for a quick meal. but those short cuts could cost you in the long run. here's a look at some menu items that are considered the worst... for your health. according to "grunge dot com"... "kfc's famous bowl"-- which is full of mashed potatotes, chicken nuggets, cheese and gravy-- surpasses your suggested daily intake of sodium in
just one sitting. next... pizza hut's hot dog bites pizza. it has 340 calories per slice! an 8 slice pie has more
and how about taco bell's a-m crunch wrap. it has-- get this-- 41 grams of fat. down-- which uses two pieces of fried chicken as a
bun-- contains 540 fat. a sinkhole big enough to swallow a mid-sized motor home forced lane closures on a california highway yesterday. the hole is about 30 feet long and 20 feet deep. officials expect some lanes to remain closed through friday afternoon as crews fill the sinkhole with concrete. a moderate winter storm system will
saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower valleys. early next week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. very few changes were made to the forecast because model simulations and observational trends are on track this morning. temperatures warmed at many sierra valley locations when gusty south winds kicked in and reversed any cooling. precipitation began spilling over into western lassen county after midnight and the ndot camera at bogard junction shows wet roads. precipitation is spreading south along the sierra west slopes and near the crest and is currently reaching as far south as the i-80 corridor. south- southwest wind gusts across lake tahoe will continue to increase this morning and a lake wind advisory remains in effect today for wave heights 2-5 feet. gusty winds will also impact travel today along the highway 395/i- 580 corridor, especially for higher profile vehicles. precipitation will continue to spread south across the sierra
morning and should light snow should reach the crest along mono county by late morning and then increase in intensity this afternoon. spillover precipitation into the tahoe basin should also be light, perhaps a few hundredths of rain at truckee and around lake tahoe through the morning hours, but then increase in intensity this afternoon. snow levels are 6,500-7,500 feet currently and are expected to rise slightly today, with chain controls and travel delays likely over sierra passes. impact the region today and saturday with gusty winds and a period of moderate to heavy snow in the sierra. a mix of rain and snow is expected for the lower
week, drier weather returns with near average temperatures. very few changes were made to the forecast because model simulations and observational trends are on track this morning. temperatures warmed at many sierra valley locations when gusty south winds kicked in we're getting a look at some incredible video out of massachusetts where this van crashed into an indoor pool. a valet driver was behind the wheel at the time.
stuck under the pedal and he lost control. fortunately, he was able to get out on his own and was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. google is making more improvements that will benefit you. the new weather tracking feature the company is offering. and hospitals can be a scary place for kids...but a college student's invention is
hospitals can be scary, especially for kids. but one college student came up with a way to help put them at ease. turning their i-v bags into a source for superpowers. cathy dunn, staten island university hospital "so when we put super sam on your iv, his superpowers come into you and make you all better." that's just one of 10 i-v "heroes" created by a college student in new york. children's cancer center that first tested the superhero i-v bags say 100-percent of their patients were in a i-v was installed.
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